• Ms. Mary's Class


    Dear Parents and Guardians,

            My name is Mariellyn Kowatsch (Maryellen Co-Watch). It is my pleasure to be able to introduce myself to you as your child’s teacher for the 2020-2021 Hybrid School Year at First Steps Pre-School. Your child can call me Ms. Mary.  In our classroom there are three teachers in the morning class; Ms. Mary  - Lead teacher, Ms. Jessica - Assistant Teacher, and Ms. Daniella - Assistant Teacher.  In our afternoon classroom there are two teachers; Ms. Mary - Lead teacher and Ms. Jessica - Assistant Teacher - Assistant Teacher.

           Our classroom support, therapist includes Ms. Debbie - Speech and Language Pathologist, Ms. Melissa Melznick - Occupational Therapist, Ms. Bari Kaplan - Social Worker, Mr. Adam Ostergaard and Ms. Jillian Pagadala - School Psychologist.

           Our theme and unit of studying is:

    • Trees 

          Please let me know if you have any questions. If you would like to reach me I am available before school, 8 -9 AM and after school 2:45- 3:15 PM at (847) 493 - 8979. You may also contact me via email at MKowatsch@emsd63.org . I look forward to a wonderful year! 



    Mariellyn Kowatsch